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Driving an Arab street

Author: Arthur Hurley; Cyrille Joye; Arab Film Distribution,
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Arab Film Distribution, [2002]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : ArabicView all editions and formats
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Driving an Arab street takes the viewer on a journey along the "Arab street," a monolithic term pundits use to describe Arab sentiment, to find out what people are actually saying about the West and America. The film follows Egyptian taxi drivers as they navigate the streets of Cairo and the drivers share their diverse perspectives on American and Egyptian society, culture, politics, and the relationship between  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Short films
Interviews
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Hurley; Cyrille Joye; Arab Film Distribution,
OCLC Number: 61661650
Language Note: In Arabic with English subtitles; title and credits in English.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002.
Credits: Co-editor, Anna Rowser ; music, Laith Alattar.
Description: 1 videodisc (39 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R, NTSC.
Responsibility: produced and filmed by Cyrille Joye and Arthur Hurley ; directed and edited by Arthur Hurley.

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Driving an Arab street takes the viewer on a journey along the "Arab street," a monolithic term pundits use to describe Arab sentiment, to find out what people are actually saying about the West and America. The film follows Egyptian taxi drivers as they navigate the streets of Cairo and the drivers share their diverse perspectives on American and Egyptian society, culture, politics, and the relationship between these two civilizations.

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